Rumors and relationships final


Published on

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Total views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Rumors and relationships final

  1. 1. Rumors and Relationships<br />By: Shannon Dougherty, <br />ShayleyTomporowski, <br />& Valeree Van Tine<br />
  2. 2. Rumors:<br />are stories people make up to make you look bad, feel bad or look good They are told from person to person can people can find out easily. <br />
  3. 3. relationship<br /> a significant connection or similarity between two or more things, or the state of being related to something else<br />
  4. 4. Rationale about rumors<br />Rumoring is a waste of time and energy<br />Rumors increase anxiety<br />destroy relationships, careers and reputations<br />Rumors reduce the credibility of those spreading them<br />Rumoring reduces trust and confidence<br />
  5. 5. Rationale about relationshipsA healthy relationship…<br />Communicating<br />Respectful<br />Trusting<br /> Honest<br /> Equal<br /> Enjoy Personal Space<br />
  6. 6. A unhealthy relationship...<br />Not communicating<br /> Disrespectful<br /> Not trusting<br /> Dishonest<br /> Trying to take control<br />
  7. 7. Have you ever spread a rumor?<br />
  8. 8.  Has a rumor ever been spread about you?<br />
  9. 9.  Has this rumor affected you in anyway?<br />
  10. 10.  Do you feel guilty for spreading rumors?<br />
  11. 11.  Has a rumor ever affected a relationship you have had with someone?<br />
  12. 12. Have you ever found out that you were the cause of ending someone else’s relationship due to a rumor?<br />
  13. 13.  Do you think rumors are one of the main causes to way relationships end?<br />
  14. 14. Have you ever ended a relationship due to a rumor you have heard about the person you were either dating or friends with?<br />
  15. 15.  Would you believe your partner if a negative rumor was spread and he/she said it wasn’t true? <br />
  16. 16.  If not, do you know anyone who has?<br />
  17. 17.   Have you ever heard a rumor about something you know is not true?<br />
  18. 18.  Be honest, do you “spit game” or “play the field” when you’re in a relationship?<br />
  19. 19. Have you ever had your heart broken?<br />
  20. 20.  Would you ever take someone back who has cheated on you?<br />
  21. 21.  Are you happy with your relationship choices?<br />
  22. 22.   Have you ever made a poor decision that led to ending your relationship and wished you could take it back?<br />
  23. 23.  Do you believe that love is all you need to make a relationship work?<br />
  24. 24.  Are all rumors bad?<br />
  25. 25.  Do you think a rumor being spread is a lot like the telephone game?<br />
  26. 26.   Do you think gossiping is different than rumors?<br />
  27. 27. Survey Results about Rumors:<br />Rumors are spread everyday, sometimes you might not even notice it. 44% of a 100 people said they have never spread a rumor, 80% also included that not all rumors are bad.<br />In contrast, 75% of people said rumors are similar to the “telephone game”. This means the story changes from person to person.<br />
  28. 28. Survey Results on Relationships:<br />37% of people said they “spit game” or “play the field” while in a relationship, in other words flirt or talk to other people of the opposite sex.<br />62% of people say they are happy with there relationship choices yet, 48% of people have had their heart broken.<br />
  29. 29. Survey results and Twisted<br />Tyler’s relationship with Bethany ended due to a rumor, similar to some of the students relationships here at West Senior.<br />Also, Tyler had his heart broken because of the rumors other people said about him and Bethany.<br />Rumors go through the “telephone game” just like here at West, especially when Bethany’s nude photos were passed around.<br />
  30. 30. Survey results & research findings<br />Rumors definitely effect relationships and can take a heavy toll on some ones life and cost them there reputation.<br />If there weren’t any negative rumors life might be a lot easier on everyone, and not as many would get their heart broken.<br />
  31. 31. Work cited<br />-McClure, Kayla (April 12, 2007)<br /><br /><br /><br />